Histopathologic changes in the cochlea associated with diabetes mellitus--a review.


BACKGROUND The pathologic changes that occur as a result of diabetic microangiopathy have been well described for the kidneys and the eyes. Although many studies suggest an association between diabetes mellitus and hearing loss, the pathologic changes in the cochlea in association with the diabetic state remain to be clarified. AIM/OBJECTIVE The aim of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000293